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Senior Principal Registrar at Kenya Water Institute

  • Experience Required:10 Years
  • Total Positions:1
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Category: Administration
  • Minimum Education: Masters
  • Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Posted on: May 17, 2023
  • Last Date: May 30, 2023

Job Description

Salary scale: Kshs. 120,088x 10,721 - 195,134 PM
House allowance: Kshs. 45,000
Commuter allowance: Kshs. 16,000
Annual leave allowance: Kshs. 1/3 of Basic Salary
Medical Cover: As per the KEWI Scheme
Terms of service: Permanent and Pensionable

Job Descriptions
The Senior Principal Registrar reports to the Deputy Director Academic Affairs and is
responsible for managing and coordinating student’s admissions, welfare, examinations
and organizing extra-curricular activities in the Institute.

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:
i. Evaluates and processes admissions applications in accordance with
Institute’s policies, goals and rules on admissibility of students;
ii. Advise applicants regarding admissions requirements, eligibility for
admission, program options, residency requirements and other matters
related to their admission to the Institute;
iii. Supporting ongoing development and implementation of Work Study
iv. Customizing student/employer matches by instituting competency
v. Interviewing students to assist them with choosing the most suitable
placement or experiential learning experience; 32
vi. Supporting departments with student placements;
vii. Designing student work-readiness programs including resume writing,
interview preparation workshops, etc;
viii. Coordinating group orientation and networking events for all partners,
students, businesses, community and faculty;
ix. Maintaining a current database of employers, student placements and
experiential assignments;
x. Coordinating the registration and administration of examinations;
xi. Coordinating Examination function including analysis and release of results;
xii. Liaising with external examination bodies;
xiii. Coordinating Guiding and Counseling of students;
xiv. Coordinating students’ welfare; xv. Coordinating students’ recreational
xv. Coordinating students’ field attachment;
xvi. Coordinating the registration of students and keeping their records;
xvii. Dealing and solving students problems;
xviii. Monitoring student behavior and developing strategies and action plans, as
xix. Coordinating student support services such as medical care, etc, are
xx. Custodian of office machinery used by students, e.g. photocopy/services
and stationery;
xxi. Overseeing the registration of students and maintenance of their records;
xxii. Monitoring student behavior and developing strategies and action plans, as
xxiii. Ensuring student support services such as medical care, etc, are adequate;
xxiv. Coordinating Examination function; xxvi. Coordinating Guiding and
Counseling activities;
xxv. Coordinating students welfare;
xxvi. Formulating students recreational activities;
xxvii. Coordinating students’ field attachment;
xxviii. Preparing budget for the requirements of the department.

Job Specifications
For appointment to this scale, a candidate must meet the following requirements:
i. Master’s Degree in Public Administration (MPA), Masters in Business
Administration (MBA), Masters in Education, Masters in Social Science,
Masters in Human Resource Management or other equivalent
qualifications from a recognized institution;
ii. Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized institution;
iii. Senior Management Course lasting not less four (4) weeks;
iv. Computer literacy; v. Exemplary work performance;
v. Ten (10) years’ work experience in management position with the
responsibility for managing student affairs and spearheading the
organization of a variety of student activities;
vi. Must have served as a Principal Registrar, KW4 or equivalent position in a
reputable organization for a minimum period of four (4) years;
vii. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution.

Personal Attributes
i. Organizational, analytical, managerial and decision making skills;
ii. Creativity and innovation;
iii. Technical Problem solving;
iv. Resource management skills;
v. Integrity and commitment to producing results;
vi. Passion for continuous professional development.

Core Competences
i. People management;
ii. Financial management;
iii. Policy formulation and implementation;
iv. Planning;
v. Coordination.

Skills Required

Coordination Skills
People Management Skills

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